Published in Cancer Weekly, November 23rd, 2010
"This study assessed the risk and mortality in pancreatic cancer patients who develop VTE. A retrospective chart review was performed of 201 patients with pancreatic cancer. VTE was observed in 58 (28.9%) patients, 37/58 had deep vein thrombosis (DVT), 11/58 pulmonary embolism (PE) and 10/58 had both. Twenty-six out of 107 patients with tumor of head of the pancreas developed VTE (24%),...
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